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Seizure First Aid Certification Training - August 13

Seizure First Aid Certification Training – August 13

This training takes place on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 4:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada). What is it? ...
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Preparing for School: Tips for a Successful Start to the New School Year - Aug 13

Preparing for School: Tips for a Successful Start to the New School Year – Aug 13

As the new school year approaches, it is good for all families to plan ahead for a successful transition from ...
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EF DC Support Group Meeting for Adults Living with Epilepsy - Aug 26

EF DC Support Group Meeting for Adults Living with Epilepsy – Aug 26

Epilepsy Foundation Metro DC is starting its first support group for adults living with epilepsy. Our first meeting is scheduled ...
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Epilepsy Parent Support Group & Discussion Series (VIRTUAL)- Aug 27

Epilepsy Parent Support Group & Discussion Series (VIRTUAL)- Aug 27

The Parent Support Group and Discussion Series provides an opportunity for parents of children with epilepsy to gather, increase knowledge ...
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74,000 People in the DC Metro Area are Living with Epilepsy

Our mission is to lead the fight to overcome challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives.

Epilepsy Foundation Metro DC is a chapter of the national Epilepsy Foundation of America and works closely with the national Epilepsy Foundation to develop and implement programs and services for people with epilepsy in the DC metro area.

With over 74,000 people in the DC metro area living with epilepsy and seizures, the Epilepsy Foundation Metro DC is dedicated to improving the lives of people impacted by seizures through support, advocacy and education.

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Recent News

Announcing Virtual Epilepsy Education Series

Announcing Virtual Epilepsy Education Series

The Epilepsy Foundation Metro DC and Epilepsy Foundation Maryland are partnering together to offer an educational series for people living with epilepsy, caregivers and family members. Five (5) webinar style events will be planned from July through November 2020. These virtual events allow participants to join from anywhere to learn and connect with others impacted by epilepsy. July 21, 2020 at 7:00 pm Transitioning to ...
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COVID-19 and Epilepsy Fact Sheet

COVID-19 and Epilepsy Fact Sheet

While most people who may develop COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) will have only mild to moderate symptoms, some people may need to see a health care provider or be hospitalized. The focus by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and all of us, is on slowing down the spread of COVID-19 and ensuring people can receive the care they need ...
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Teens Speak Up! Representative Visits Capitol Hill

Teens Speak Up! Representative Visits Capitol Hill

The Metro DC Teens Speak Up! representative for 2020 participated in the Epilepsy Foundation’s Teens Speak Up! & Public Policy Institute on March 1-3 on Capitol Hill. This event brings together teens from across the US to learn about advocacy and the issues important to people living with epilepsy. On March 3, Teens Speak Up! Representatives from Metro DC and Maryland made office visits to ...
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